The Trust for Governors Island recently unveiled plans to develop a 33-acre climate solutions education and research center near the southern tip of Governors Island. The organization worked in collaboration with WXY Architecture + Design to develop the masterplan and rezoning proposals needed to kick off the project.
Exterior work is moving along on the residential conversion and retail addition at One Wall Street in the Financial District. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Macklowe Properties, the projected $1.5 billion undertaking is the largest office-to-condominium conversion in New York City history. When complete, the property will yield 566 residential units with sales handled and marketed by CORE, as well as a 44,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market and a Life Time fitness center on the lower levels.
The Regional Plan Association of New York and Peterson Rich Office, a Brooklyn-based design studio, have released an in-depth report to help the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) identify and adopt scalable design solutions for new and existing properties. Led by the founders of Peterson Rich Office, the core focus of the research focuses on the creation of healthier homes for the 600,000 New Yorkers who live in NYCHA apartments.
Renderings have been released for the newly topped-out 450 Warren Street, a five-story condominium development in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Bond Street and Warren Street, the 18-unit building is developed by TANKHOUSE and designed by architecture firm SO–IL, both Brooklyn-based. KSK Construction is handling construction.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 114 East 198th Street in Fordham, The Bronx. Located between Creston Avenue and Grand Concourse, the lot is closest to the two Bedford Park Boulevard subway stations, serviced by the B, D, and 4 trains. Joel Mandel under the 114 East 198 BSD, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.